Liverpool FC manager Brendan Rodgers’ job is not the safest right now considering the stuttering form Liverpool FC are in. With voices at Anfield becoming more and more discontent with the manager, we look at what exactly is keeping him in office. Rodgers took over as the manager of Liverpool FC in 2012-13 following the end of the reign of Kenny Dalglish. Having initially declined the job after FSG, the owners of Liverpool FC, wanted to put a Director of Football in place, Rodgers accepted the job when the owners scrapped the plan. Three full seasons into his reign, consisting of the highs of the 2013-14 season and the lows of 2014-15, the club have not really made the progress that was expected when the talented Swansea manager was given the job. The stuttering start to the 2015-16 season means his job is under significant threat. There has been rising discontent among the fan base at Anfield, with fans divided […]

As Manchester United look to consolidate their position among the top 4, manager Louis Van Gaal still has a lot of questions to answer. The Premier League season is still in its infancy, the Champions League has just begun, while the start of the other 2 cup competitions is on the horizon. But despite all the activity over the last two seasons, Manchester United still seem far from being a complete team. Few positions are overloaded with full internationals while others are crying out for replacements. Players are being played out of position and the feeling remains that Van Gaal is trying to put square pegs in round holes. Here, TheHardTackle looks at 3 prime areas for the Dutch tactician to ponder over. Shaw injury will unsettle the defence Many expected United to struggle defensively this season and the fact that they have not has been due to the rise of Chris Smalling and the return of Luke Shaw to […]